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Published by C. Helm in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal ecology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ. L. Cloudsley-Thompson.
    SeriesBiology and environment
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541 .C57 1975b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination253 p. :
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5241062M
    ISBN 100856640018, 0856641804
    LC Control Number75312417

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